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america. >> "good morning america" is coming up. making news this morning, cleveland strong. >> the city comes together at the end of an unforgettable week as we learn ariel castro could pay for his alleged crimes with his life. cash machine mayhem. cyberthieves accused of stealing millions in hours. it's the biggest cash theft in decades. >> a space station scare. how do you fix a leak 200 miles up? washington stops to welcome a royal. prince harry on a serious stateside tour. and good friday morning. overnight in cleveland community members came together for a candlelight vigil, a sign of resilience after a trying week.
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>> the kidnapping suspect could face the death penalty and expect to file hundreds of additional charges against ariel castro. >> our cleveland station wews reports that the former school bus driver is cooperating with investigators telling them that he's a sex addict. we begin with abc's devin dwyer. [ chanting] >> reporter: in cleveland the unimaginable is beginning to sink in. the community gathering and praying for amanda berry and michelle knight. >> this has really affected us. >> reporter: the victims are adjusting to a new reality too said to be always smiling, relishing their freedom. gina dejesus and her family are now sleeping on inflatable mattresses together in the living room. >> she says, mom, i don't want to stay in a room so i said you don't have to anymore. so that's thwapart of her heali knowing she can do what she
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wants. >> reporter: as one heals another is in turmoil. the mother of ariel castro says she is suffering. "my son is sick," she said. "i ask those mothers to forgive me." in court he tried to hide his face as he was charged with kidnapping and rape. prosecutors say hundreds more could be added including murder from the pregnancies he allegedly terminated with his own hands and could face the death penalty. >> it is my duty to pursue justice that is swift, relentless and fair. >> reporter: and then there's charles ramsey, the neighbor who helped free the women. now called a hero on a t-shirt, ramsey says he doesn't want any reward. >> if i do this all over again, it would come out with the same happy ending. keep your money. >> reporter: now, a letter reportedly found inside ariel castro's home offers one clue on motive. in it he claims a sex addiction. john and diana. >> devin, quick two-part question. have we heard anybody inside the
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home while the women were held captive there and anyone else possibly have a chance to see them besides castro? >> reporter: well, actually one of the friends of ariel castro who played in a band with him spoke out yesterday said he was in that home more times than he could count, in fact was in the home last week even met that little 6-year-old girl jocelyn introduced as his granddaughter. he says -- this friend says he didn't see any of the other women but he did tell us that he had some difficulty leaving the home because there were so many locks on the doors. john and diana. >> devin dwyer in washington, thank you. all right, throughout the week ariel castro's children have been shedding light on who their father is. >> abc news had one of the first exclusive interviews with the daughter, arlene castro. and last night cnn talked to her sister about the time castro showed her a picture of his daughter born to one of the captive women. >> look at this cute little girl. it was a face shot and i says, she's cute. who is that? you know, and he said, this is
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my girlfriend's child and i said, dad, that girl looks like emily. emily is my younger sister and he said, no, that's not my child. this is my girlfriend's child by somebody else. >> arlene says when she pressed him further he denied it again and again and then he changed the subject. it's a story with new details coming out around the clock. we'll have much more coming up on "good morning america." all right, an investigation just starting into what caused an america's cup catamaran, the capsize to kill a former olympian. the boat was on a practice run in san francisco yesterdbay yes when it flipped over. andrew bart simpson died after becoming trapped under the boat's platform. the third time one of these has capsized. >> beginning to wonder how safe these boats are. >> you know, i think all of that will be looked at in light of some recent incidents. i'm not a sailor. i know i wouldn't consider these
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extreme conditions. it's fairly windy out here today. i think, you know, any time there is a sport of any kind, there's risks involved. >> simpson won a gold medal for britain in the 2008 olympics and a silver last summer and leaves behind a wife and young son. a developing story from space, the commander on the international space station is calling it a serious situation. the problem is a leak of of ammonia in the station's power system. nasa engineers are working to correct it before parts of that system start to shut down. six people are on the station and although it is being called serious, it's not considered life-threatening. the staggering toll from the collapse of that garment factory in bangladesh just keeps going up. more than 1,000 people are now confirmed dead and is already the worst garment factory disaster in the world and they expect to find more bodies. abc news was first to get an ad on benghazi. a takeoff on hillary clinton's 3
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a.m. phone calls. when the call came in, it it went unanswered it is claimed but the romney campaign chose not to air it. coming up on "gma" exclusive new details about the administration's response to the benghazi attack. prince harry is in washington this morning on a second day of his goodwill tour of the states. the high-profile royal visited article ling ton national cemetery and later today he meets with wounded warriors at walter reed medical center. tahman bradley has more on the prince's mission. >> reporter: a red carpet arrival for prince harry. a crowd of women showed up at his first stop, an exhibition staged by the halo trust charity. >> very nice young man, very pleasant, i think he seemed to be really interested in this halo outfit. >> reporter: then it was off to the white house for an event with michelle obama celebrating military moms. >> when he heard about this tea and all of you, as i said, when people know about you and the
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sacrifices you make they want to be a part of it. he wanted to be here. >> reporter: later a stop at the british embassy for a dinner reception and remarks on land mine removal. >> refugees who have sought shelter from war cannot return home. long after the guns have fallen silent, this menace remains unseen and undetected. >> reporter: this seven-day, six-city royal visit is all about giving back. >> he's covering all of the events he feels very strongly about. >> reporter: the prince jet sets to denver then colorado springs for the wounded warrior games, a paralympic sporting style championship, no stop in vegas this time as he makes his way back to the east coast early next week. the prince's charities are paying for most of the visit so all of his flights will be commercial and he's keeping things low key, just five aides with him. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >> that's low key. >> a little different than the vegas trip. this one stately and very focused. >> he's going to be in jersey. i'll have to find my way to the jersey shore. >> you're a fan of his.
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a lot are. charming guy. time for the weather across the nation, strong storms creating problems in texas, where tornadoes are possible. storm also in the ohio valley. there will be more scattered rainfall in the upper midwest and in parts of the southeast, mostly sunny along both coasts. >> some of the warmest temperatures in the spring so far from washington to new england continued higher than normal reading in the northwest, chicago is kind of cool, though, at 56. all right, up next several companies are offering some sweet treats for mom this weekend at a price that's right. plus, sailing in the skies. one thing about flying in the skies that could get a whole lot better. >> what happened to this dock is heartwarming but it can also keep your heart healthy. we'll tell you why.
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american taxpayers getting back more of what they spent bailing out the economy. fannie mae earned a record profit last quarter and will remain more than $59 billion to the u.s. treasury. the agency will owe 21 billion of the originally $116 billion loan then. the recovering housing market and accounting maneuver are behind the good fortune. american airlines reached a settlement with the federal government over safety issues. the carrier will pay nearly $25 million to resolve about 162 million in potential fines over electrical wiring and other problems going back several years. the ftc is moving forward with a plan to provide better in-flight wi-fi service. it's proposing to auction off newly available airways in order to improve the speed and lower the cost of internet service on those flights. it may take years but the goal is to provide travelers with service that exceeds what most americans have at home. >> that is nice.
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new u.n. report says by next year there could be more cell phones on the earth than people on the earth. right now people outnumber those devices about 300 million in all but with more people working and personal phones, it is changing fast. finally don't forget sunday is mother's day and plenty of places are offering free food for mom. a couple examples. she can get a small free cup of yogurt at tcby, free slices of pie at charlie's and hooters, best place to go and score a free entree up to 10 bucks as long as she brings along her kid and buys a drink. >> mother's day at hooter's turns quickly into father's day. you can eat wings, babe. >> buy me a drink and bring the kid. >> and drive home because i'm going -- i guess i have to drive home. >> right. >> okay. not a good idea. when we come back a high-tech theft.
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take a look at this. two window washers trapped outside the 26th floor of the 27-floor tower in los angeles. the fire department's urban search and rescue team rappelled down and hoisted them up to the roof. a kink in the cables apparently disabled scaffolding. >> both unharmed luckily. that is still scary which is exactly how the morning road conditions could be in the ohio valley and parts of texas if strong storms there arrive early enough. in fact, wet roads also in parts of southeast and in the upper midwest. the second straight day if you're flying delays possible in houston and dallas and could have problems in memphis, new orleans and detroit. and now to that stunning worldwide cash heist in which criminals made off with $45 million, and it happened with
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remarkable speed. >> seven people under arrest here in the u.s. and others are in custody overseas. abc's rebecca jarvis tells us how it all went down. >> reporter: this is how we usually think of bank robberies, guns, masks, but with this $45 million bank heist, not even an alarm bell. >> the scheme was organized for months and planned down to the minute, reminiscent of the casino heist in "ocean's 11." >> reporter: after an eight-man team of 20 somethings who allegedly in one day worked their way around new york hitting 100 atms collecting $2 million in cash like trick-or-treaters. about halfway through the heist, they came here to this bank of america where in just three transactions, they allegedly stole almost $2500. authorities say the suspects flashed their loot in these photos. prosecutors say the men were guided by unknown cyber masterminds who hacked computers at middle eastern
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banks creating homemade debit cards which they distributed to other bands of small time crooks and hit atms in 26 countries. no customer accounts were compromised, but still we could feel the effects when an increase in security gets passed in fees. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. boston bombing suspect tamerlan tsarnaev has finally been laid to rest. officials say an anonymous person stepped forward to help and tsarnaev has been buried in an unknown grave site. cemeteries in several states and in his family's ancestral home of chechnya all refused to accept his remains. the government has shut down a website that showed how to make a plastic gun in a 3d printer. it may violate export rules. even before the government took action there had been demands from lawmakers to outlaw the guns. 100,000 of those blueprints have already been downloaded. safety warning as we kick off outdoor grilling season. the danger comes
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not from the grill or meat but the brush used to clean the dirty grill. a seattle area teen swallowed a metal bristle that led to a mysterious stomach ache that put him in the hospital. he had surgery to remove it but he said it felt like being stabbed from the inside out and the cdc put out a warning about swallowing bristles. clean the grill with a damp paper actual off the bush. fido may turn out to be an important factor in terms of keeping our heart healthy. the american heart association says owning a pet, particularly a dog can boost cardiac health and one study found dog owners were 54% more likely to get the recommended amount of exercise and interacting with the pet can lower stress, which helps our immune system. >> cute. and the roar over a taco joint in tampa serving lion meat in their tacos is apparently too much. the place that was serving them said it came from farm-raised cats. even so the criticism over using it outweighed the benefits. so the lion meat taco is no more. sorry. sorry, diana, no more lion meat tacos for you. >> oh, i was dying to try some.
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time now for sports starting with golf and we're going to get the highlights from espn. doug kezirian here with your "sportscenter" update. the players championship is considered golf's fifth major. opening round yesterday and tiger has also never broken 70 in the first round of this tournament, but tiger was locked in. here he is on the par 4 7th. the approach from 180 yards away, however, he would two-putt for a par. woods fared much better on the par 5s. here he is on 9. his third shot. tiger nestles it up. he would birdie the hole. to another par 5, 16. >> it's going to release. >> tiger chipping in again within feet. he would finish at 5 under tied for fourth. he's four strokes back of roberto castro, who tied a course record with a 63.
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the stanley cup playoffs, three game fives yesterday including the penguins and islanders series tied 2-2. second period, still scoreless. tyler kennedy puts the pens on the board, 1-0. later in the second, douglas murray, the goal after deflects off nabokov, the goalie for the islanders, but it trickles in. pittsburgh up, 2-0. sydney crosby splitting defenders. and the one seed out east takes it 3-2. have a great day. i'm doug kezirian. the perfect purchase to make you feel presidential but you'll need a big garage to store it. plus, when state park meets water park, the epic backyard slip and slide put to the test. ♪ ♪ don't stop what you do ♪ i won't stop loving you ♪ because i love the things you do ♪ ♪ whatever you do, don't stop [ female announcer ] the laughing cow cheese.
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♪ time now to check "the pulse." and we're going to start with the presidential ride. >> yeah. how would you like to own this beauty. it's a dc 9 aircraft that might have flown a president of the united states. we say might because the auctioneer is use iing creative language. >> advertised as having flown a vice president and it may have once even had a commander in chief on board. nonetheless if you want to get in on the action you should know that bidding begins at a cool 50 grand. >> 50 grand for a dc 9. >> that's it? >> bargain. do you know anyone named jacob or sophia? >> i know a lot of sophias. >> there you go. most popular baby names for a second year in a row. sophia, number one, emma, isabella, olivia and ava. >> has to end with an "a" if
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>> abc7 news starts with breaking news. >> good morning, the breaking news is in san francisco. >> firefighters are on the scene of a restaurant fire on waterfront. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield has the trouble fire crews had fighting the blaze. it is now out, right, amy? >> it is out but this is tricky to get to. it is an island, the island restaurant and look at damage. fire investigators are in there right now trying to figure why this started. we are at pier 41 across from the sea lions at pier 39 for a landmark of where we are. you can probably hear them. they are noisy this time of day. fire came in a couple of minutes before 3:00 in the morning,
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firefighters realized they could not get there from land and they needed the fire boat so that cost ten minutes. when they got the boat out there it was easy to get it out. they are trying to figure out where it started. i asked if they had any idea if it was restaurant-related or foul play and it is too soon to tell. arson investigators are here although it is the middle of night trying to figure what started it. the fire is." reporting from san francisco for abc7 news i am amy hollyfield. >> and on way in did you see the low clouds? >> i did, mike? >> the marine layer is lower and compressed with moisture in it. do not be surprised if you get mist on the windshield. organized areas of wet weather, we do not see that on live doppler 7 hd. we seeing dry conditions.
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today, we will see mostly sunny conditions around the bay by noon. sunny inland by noon and sunny at the coast. the coast is mid-to-upper 50's and the bay is 62 in san francisco to 75 in san jose. inland we go from 73 to 83. this is just the beginning of a pretty extended warming friend. we will look at the seven-day forecast but first well get traffic. leyla gulen? >> we have a sig-alert in san francisco, an injury crash between southbound 101 to eastbound 80. we have all the lanes blocked on the ramp, the transition road. sig-alert because of an injury. we have construction in san jose, northbound 880 between 101 and the expressway one lane is blocked until 6:00 a.m. and the san mateo bridge, trafficking moving well from hayward to foster city and the high-rise. >>he